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”Jag vill inte generalisera, men...”

Spannel, Agnes LU and Kahlow, Julia LU (2018) SOPA63 20181
School of Social Work
Abstract
The purpose of this study was to examine how professionals at institutions with same gender twelve-steps treatments view the individual’s responsibility for drug- and alcoholic problems and solutions. Further, the purpose was to examine how treatment is organized and carried out from a gender perspective. The gathering of the empirical material was done through four (4) semi structured interviews at two different treatment institutions. For the analysis of the material we chosed Brickman’s models of helping and coping, symbolic interactionism and a feminist perspective. The analysis showed that all respondents think that the patient does not have any responsibility for the origin of the problem due to addiction is a disease. Instead, the... (More)
The purpose of this study was to examine how professionals at institutions with same gender twelve-steps treatments view the individual’s responsibility for drug- and alcoholic problems and solutions. Further, the purpose was to examine how treatment is organized and carried out from a gender perspective. The gathering of the empirical material was done through four (4) semi structured interviews at two different treatment institutions. For the analysis of the material we chosed Brickman’s models of helping and coping, symbolic interactionism and a feminist perspective. The analysis showed that all respondents think that the patient does not have any responsibility for the origin of the problem due to addiction is a disease. Instead, the result showed that the responsibility is emerging during the treatment and that it is the patient’s own full responsibility to solve his or her own problems of addiction and misuse. The study also showed that when it comes to responsibility there is no gender difference, besides that women more often are victimized. However, for questions about the stereotype gender both institutions showed major gender differences. Addicted women were often portrayed and problemized and the men were given a more neutral role. These women were also described as shameful, vulnerable and manipulative. (Less)
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Spannel, Agnes LU and Kahlow, Julia LU
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organization
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SOPA63 20181
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
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keywords
drug problem, twelwe-steps treatments, disease, responsibility, same gender treatment, stereotype gender roles, drogproblem, tolvstegsbehandling, sjukdom, ansvar, könsgemensam behandling, stereotypa könsroller
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Swedish
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8943823
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2018-06-05 15:54:51
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2018-06-05 15:54:51
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this study was to examine how professionals at institutions with same gender twelve-steps treatments view the individual’s responsibility for drug- and alcoholic problems and solutions. Further, the purpose was to examine how treatment is organized and carried out from a gender perspective. The gathering of the empirical material was done through four (4) semi structured interviews at two different treatment institutions. For the analysis of the material we chosed Brickman’s models of helping and coping, symbolic interactionism and a feminist perspective. The analysis showed that all respondents think that the patient does not have any responsibility for the origin of the problem due to addiction is a disease. Instead, the result showed that the responsibility is emerging during the treatment and that it is the patient’s own full responsibility to solve his or her own problems of addiction and misuse. The study also showed that when it comes to responsibility there is no gender difference, besides that women more often are victimized. However, for questions about the stereotype gender both institutions showed major gender differences. Addicted women were often portrayed and problemized and the men were given a more neutral role. These women were also described as shameful, vulnerable and manipulative.},
  author       = {Spannel, Agnes and Kahlow, Julia},
  keyword      = {drug problem,twelwe-steps treatments,disease,responsibility,same gender treatment,stereotype gender roles,drogproblem,tolvstegsbehandling,sjukdom,ansvar,könsgemensam behandling,stereotypa könsroller},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {”Jag vill inte generalisera, men...”},
  year         = {2018},
}